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Court and Handcuffs

Schoolkids arrested on murder rap

A MTHATHA village community is in shock over the arrest of six high school pupils and a university student who are accused of hijacking and murdering a senior government official.

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Holomisa praises past policies

FORMER Transkei ruler and current UDM president Bantu Holomisa has praised the economic empowerment policies implemented in the former homeland, saying they were better than those of the ANC government.

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Small-town girl goes global

AN ERUPTION of laughter at the beginning of our interview breaks the ice and calms the nerves I had before meeting the ever so talented, creative and adventurous person that is Sinazo Yolwa.

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Mthatha intruders rape teen sisters

A MTHATHA family endured two hours of torture when four men broke into their Northcrest home and raped two teenage sisters.

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R16m for this?

THE roads agency that brought South Africa e-tolls has been listed as scoring R16-million from an Eastern Cape municipality to fix a tiny patch of road.

FAR TO GO: Pupils from Embekweni Primary School walk to school during one of the many glitches in the scholar transport scheme

Court battle over R1.9bn transport tender delayed

AN ALMIGHTY court battle over the province’s R1.9-billion scholar transport tender has been postponed indefinitely in a fight over documentation.

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Owned by father of nation

THE only piece of land that appears registered in Nelson Mandela’s name is a humble plot close to the Mthatha city centre.

FAR TO GO: Pupils from Embekweni Primary School walk to school during one of the many glitches in the scholar transport scheme

Pupil transport chaos deepens

‘It was better when education department ran it’. THE embattled Eastern Cape scholar transport programme continues to fail needy pupils despite the millions Bhisho has pumped into it.

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